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Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2018, 08:36 PM
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Posted By fernando
Fair enough :cool: .

Fair enough :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2018, 06:10 PM
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Views: 153
Posted By fernando
Hello snaplock, As you should have noticed in the...

Hello snaplock,
As you should have noticed in the introduction of this forum scope, we are dedicated to collectors of actual original antique weapons; modern reproductions not included.
However...
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By fernando
Unfortunately none of our specialists seem to be...

Unfortunately none of our specialists seem to be familiar with that mark, Kubur :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By fernando
Yes Richard; pushing, not pulling. I have checked...

Yes Richard; pushing, not pulling. I have checked with a local; after pruning the branches, those that hang in there and don't fall by themselves, you pushed them up with that back hook, to set them...
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By fernando
Trying to jump off the name game; i guess that,...

Trying to jump off the name game; i guess that, at a certain stage in this thread it was pointed out that hand gun term would (only) be of German attribution. Although (also) in this thread we can...
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By fernando
Looking at this cannon, we notice that the shield...

Looking at this cannon, we notice that the shield is oval, that of Dom Joćo while Prince Regent, as it says in the inscription. Later when he became King (and Emperor) while in Brazil, we see that...
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By fernando
Meanwhile i have gathered further information on...

Meanwhile i have gathered further information on halberds of this period.
Important to know whether they are forged or cast; that would define whether they are from the realm of Queen Dona Maria II...
Forum: European Armoury 5th August 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By fernando
Thank you for the info and for the link to the...

Thank you for the info and for the link to the Sofala fortification. Probably all arms and other stuff found by the natives around the area were not result of ship wrecks but because the fort was...
Forum: European Armoury 4th August 2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By fernando
Benvindo ao forum, BV :) . Interesting halberd....

Benvindo ao forum, BV :) .
Interesting halberd. I wonder why this sort of thing was found Mozambique :confused: . It should have been be used by the Royal guards of one of the Portuguese Kings . Not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 935
Posted By fernando
Fair enough, A.G.; and thank you for caring to...

Fair enough, A.G.; and thank you for caring to respond to my simplistic approach to the subject. Still my argumentative abilities are manifestly inferior to those of the author of such excellent...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st July 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 935
Posted By fernando
Defending the dame !

Perhaps this is a case of perspectives, so that the strict acceptation of the Ethnography appears to refer the descriptive study of facts of civilization of the diverse peoples and ethnicities....
Forum: European Armoury 31st July 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By fernando
Well, at a certain stage in one of these helmets...

Well, at a certain stage in one of these helmets description in the Web, it reads:
"... and the neck guard is stamped from a single piece of metal to simulate an articulated version. The edges,...
Forum: European Armoury 31st July 2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By fernando
Wise words Madnumforce. Actually i was going to...

Wise words Madnumforce. Actually i was going to remember in my previous post that the term Bison also has the same spell in french, but i thought i was diverting. Indeed these "podoas" can also be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 935
Posted By fernando
Can't call it a preposterous idea, Wayne :cool: .

Can't call it a preposterous idea, Wayne :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 935
Posted By fernando
I fully subscribe David's assessment ... with no...

I fully subscribe David's assessment ... with no moderation authority, either.
Forum: European Armoury 30th July 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By fernando
Agreed ! Also it appears that, the term BISON...

Agreed ! Also it appears that, the term BISON (wild animal) is spelled the same way in English as in German.
Forum: European Armoury 30th July 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By fernando
So they surely are, Wayne.

So they surely are, Wayne.
Forum: European Armoury 30th July 2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By fernando
Victrix, may i suggest that you send those rather...

Victrix, may i suggest that you send those rather elucidative pictures to Cathey by PM. :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury 30th July 2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By fernando
Jens, i appreciate your interest in historic...

Jens, i appreciate your interest in historic events that took place in a region of the Country where you reside, something i confess i ignore. To tell you the truth, i still struggle to learn a...
Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By fernando
Is it my eyes Jens or, the two men are seating...

Is it my eyes Jens or, the two men are seating opposite to each other, as not uncommon to accommodate in a small boat, but they are rowing in the same direction, towards the left :o.

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Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By fernando
I wouldn't know the mark, but i know this is a...

I wouldn't know the mark, but i know this is a very nice pistol ... which i wish i had :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,083
Posted By fernando
Thank you for your input, Paddy :cool: .

Thank you for your input, Paddy :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By fernando
I never thought this was a fake, but instead a...

I never thought this was a fake, but instead a different implement. It will be interesting to know the width of the pourer. My doubts were based on its apparently too wide opening for powder pouring...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By fernando
What, Stu ... no phallic arguments in Europe ? ...

What, Stu ... no phallic arguments in Europe ? :( .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,063
Posted By fernando
Curiously the date in this Swiss page is broken...

Curiously the date in this Swiss page is broken by slashes (2018/07/04). I do believe the sale is still active, as it even has a box to place offers ... which appears to be functional after you...
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